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  • Four women wearing vintage 1940s lingerie made from Butterick 3835 pattern.
  • woman wearing vintage 1940s lingerie made from Butterick 3835 pattern.
  • woman wearing vintage 1940s lingerie made from Butterick 3835 pattern.
  • Women wearing vintage 1940s lingerie made from Butterick 3835 pattern.
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      Dawn & Gill

        40s Bra & Petticoat Pattern

        Camisole Bra and Petticoat. (A) Camisole bra with ribbon straps. (B) Short length petticoat boasts a hemline ruffle of eyelet edging, beading, and ribbon...charming 'neath daytime dresses. (C) Long length petticoat edged with lace to wear beneath dinner and evening clothes.

        Offered here as: Digital Download (how to print and assemble). This pattern is also available as a Paper Pattern.

        Size Guide

        Size: 14 (Vintage size)
        Bust: 32" (83.8cm)
        Waist: 26 ½” (67.3cm)
        Hip: 35" (89cm)
        Finished back length of short petticoat from natural waistline, in size 16, 26 ½” ; of long petticoat, 44” (111.8cm)

        Sewing Notions

        Views B & C, 3 Buttons.

        Fabric Amount Guide

        Yardage for
        View A
        Camisole Bra Without Nap
        35”, ¾ yd.
        39”, 5/8 yd.
        Ribbon Straps
        ½”, 1 yd.
        View B
        Short Petticoat All Fabrics
        35”-39”, 1 3/8 yds.
        Eyelet Edging
        3”, 2 ½ yds.
        ½”, 1 5/8 yds.
        ½”, 2 1/8 yds.
        View C
        Long Petticoat Without Nap
        35”, 2 ½ yds.
        39”, 2 ½ yds.
        Lace Edging
        ¾”, 3 ½ yds.
        Lower Edge
        View B, 56 ½”
        View C, 79 ½”

        Some common imperial to metric fabric conversions:

        35" (89 cm) , 36" (91.5 cm), 39" (99.1 cm), 44"
        (111.8 cm), 45" (114.3 cm), 1 yd. (91.5 cm)

        1” (25.4 mm), 3/4” (19 mm), 3/8” (9.6 mm), 1/2” (12.7 mm), 1/4 “ (6.4 mm)

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        What You Will Receive

        After purchase, you will receive an email with a link to simply download at home, formatted for both 8.5"x11" Letter and A4 printing. This digital download will print actual size full scale pattern pieces.